Wordpress 101 For Entrepreneurs: The Quick & Easy Install Cheatsheet
This course is about how to install Wordpress. In this course, you will learn how to purchase a domain name, set-up a hosting account and install a custom Wordpress theme. The bonus materials will include how to create a child theme, set-up FTP account and configure Google Apps for Work so you can have Gmail for your domain.
Materials Included: Downloadable PDF Cheatsheet/Resource Guide for step-by-step instructions. Also included is a Photoshop file to create a child theme thumbnail.
Duration:This class can be completed in under one hour. My suggestion is to watch the class and then use the PDF to install your own Wordpress website.
Who is This Class For?: Entrepreneurs who have a great idea, but are intimidated by launching a website. This class demonstrates just how simple it is to launch a website and creating a website is the first step in moving forward with your next big thing. If you are technically intimidated or not sure how to get started in Wordpress, this class is for you
The Quick & Easy Cheatsheet:
Not covered in this class:This class does not cover customizing or designing your site after install (Stay tuned for Part II)
Intro to the class and a hello from me, Mike Murphy. I love technology, but this class is meant to inspire people with ideas to see how easy it is to get up and running on Wordpress and start a new website or blog. Small steps lead to big things, so let's get started building something great.
Create A Master Project Folder, Google Doc/Text Document and Organize Assets (graphics, logos, photos, colors, etc).
In this lesson, we go through the three key components of launching a website:
I help people figure things. I run a podcast called Mike Murphy Unplugged, where I help people learn how to create online content, launch a podcast and all of the design and business aspects of running an online business. I am an advanced Photoshop and Adobe CC user and have spent the last 9 years managing a photography studio and serving as the head designer, retoucher and tech support. Like most one man bands, I wear many hats and I love to share my knowledge.